Discoveries and news in research, student success, faculty engagement and alumni accomplishments.
The university-wide Beaver Connect mentoring program is one of several ambitious initiatives that have helped undergraduate student success, leading to the highest ever first-year retention rate of 85.4% at Oregon State University.
The Learning Assistant program in the College of Science has reduced the drop-fail-withdrawal rate in several key courses by half and has become a model for other colleges at the university.
Chemist Kyriakos Stylianou has developed new carbon capture materials to reduce emissions from anthropogenic sources.
A study of early school-aged children shows a connection between the bacteria in their gut and their behavior, and that parents play a key role in their kids’ microbiome beyond the food they provide.
Integrative Biology faculty have transformed instructional strategies to improve student learning and performance in the introductory Principles of Biology courses.
The Science Professional Pursuits Program helped biology graduate Jade Sentker find her career path through 1-on-1 coaching, skill-building for job search and interview preparedness.
Senior Michael Kupperman was among the 20 percent of applicants accepted for a Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).
Patrick Franklin’s (BS ’89) mathematics education helped him adapt and thrive in some of the most competitive and iconic work places in America.
The College of Science announces Elisar Barbar as the new head of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.
Robert Mason, professor of integrative biology, has become a new Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Materials chemist Mas Subramanian has paved the way toward designing more pigments that are stable, durable and non-toxic with vivid hues.
The College of Science is proud to announce the launch of the nation’s first online bachelor’s degree in zoology.